Johann Martin Hausknecht

Brief Life History of Johann Martin

Johann Martin Hausknecht was born on 21 November 1769, in Towamensing Township, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Anna Catharine Buchman. He married Magdalena Maria Schaffer in 1798. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 22 September 1847, in Conyngham, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Conyngham, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann Martin Hausknecht
1769–1847
Magdalena Maria Schaffer
1770–1857
Marriage: 1798
Sarah Houseknecht
1798–1876
Joseph Houseknecht Sr
1799–1885
Regina RACHEL Hausknecht
1803–1870
Johann Hausknecht
1805–
Thomas Hausknecht
1808–
Jacob Hausknecht or Housenick
1810–1875
Eliza Hausknecht
1812–1863
Salomoe Hausknecht
1815–

Sources (3)

  • John Martin Haussknecht, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • John Martin Houseknecht, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Deed Sugarloaf Twp, Luzerne County

World Events (8)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1786

Historical Boundaries: 1786: Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

1791

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name from Middle High German hūs ‘house’ + knëcht ‘boy, servant’, also ‘town-hall messenger’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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